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Putin wants to control the Internet
President Vladimir Putin has signed a law requiring Internet companies to store all personal data of Russian users at data centres in Russia
iPhone and Mac soar in China
Apple's iPhone unit sales in greater China jumped about 48 percent and Mac computer sales rose 39 percent in the June quarter
Apple “iTime” smartwatch on the cards
A US patent made public on Tuesday, 22 July 2014, bolstered rumours that Apple has designs on a smartwatch
Here they are: All CliffCentral’s audience numbers
MyBroadband received unlimited access to Gareth Cliff’s CliffCentral audience figures, which tell an interesting story
FNB chucks out IE8
FNB has announced that it will no longer support Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (IE8), and will begin phasing out the “old technology” on 14 September 2014.
MTN Pulse offers 29c rate for some calls
MTN launched its new MTN Pulse service, offering on-net call rates for as low as 29c per minute
Telkom retrenchment process made court order
An agreement between Telkom and Solidarity about Telkom's restructuring and retrenchment process has been made a court order by the Labour Court
Standard electricity prices needed: Nersa
A standardised tariff for electricity resellers is needed to avoid consumers being overcharged
OpenView HD sales slow
Ellies has reported a big drop in earnings for the year ended April 2014, citing poor uptake of free-to-air satellite service, OpenView HD.
E-toll branded blue light vehicles legal: Sanral
Sanral has argued that the use of blue lights on its traffic control vehicles is completely legal
Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.
NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.
Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube -- reports
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.
Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.
Businesses of the future...with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.
2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here's how to make it easy again
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.
Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.
Automating your 2048 game
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.
Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.
Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.